Comedy is listed by date, then by city. Shows will be listed, providing that details reach our offices at least , ten da 5 in advance of publication. F Come y listings compiled by Peter Ross.

FRIDAY 9 Edinburgh

The Stand The Tron Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 220 I550. ‘)~l lpm. £5 (£4). Weekly. Mancunian mirthmeister Sinug Roberts. Hill Dewar. Mark Hiatchpiecc and John J lint will have them rolling in the aisles at the thriving liriday night arm of this local comedy club. Jane Mackay coinperes.


9 Glasgow Cosy Comedy Cafe State Bar (downstairsi. Holland Street. Charing Cross. 332 2 15‘). h' .‘sllpm- midnight. £4. l-ortnightly. Subterranean shenanigans at (his regular. laid-hack club.


Viv & Jill's Cabaret Club (iilded Balloon Studio. 333 (‘owgaltx 326 6550. 3.30pm (doors open 7.30pm). £5 (£4). Dancing llllllJ iani (or an extra £l. \"iv (iee. .lill l’eacot k and pals invite you to their ‘new age \ariety shim '. Because

Safer behind bars: Phil Nichol of Corky And The Juice Pigs, Edinburgh. Tue 13


this evening's theme is glittering glam. the audience are encouraged to come in 70s gear. There will be a prize for the highest heels. so pull on those platforms. Also on the bill: HM Bayonette. Marian Kenny and Brian Hennigan.



Pint Sized Comedy The Tron Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 220 I550. 8-l()pm. £2. See Allan Miller a man who could go on Sum In Their Ift‘t'y‘ as Woody Allen —- (or the price ol~ pint.


Phil Nichol Pleasance. ()0 The Pleasance. ()50 234‘). 9.30pm (doors open 8pm). £5 (£3) One-third of madcap Canadian comedy songsters Corky And The Juice Pigs goes it alone.



The Stand Canon's Gait. 232 Canongate. 556 4481. ‘)~l lpm. £4 (£3). Neil Shackleton and John Reilly are tickling funny bones. Jane Mackay comperes and Robin lnce - who allegedly has a genuinely l'unny lesbian joke makes his Suuuldehut


Fancy a guddle? Reg Anderson and his fish will astound you with their feats. Edinburgh, Fri 16 and Thu 22

FRIDAY 16 Edinburgh The Stand The Tron Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 220 1550. 9—] lpm. £5 (£4). ()n tonight‘s bill at Edinburgh's regular comedy club are up-and—coming comedians Robin lnce. Reg Anderson. Angus Cameron and Brian Hennigan. Susan Morrison is your hostess with the mostest.

SATURDAY 17 Edinburgh Viv & Gill's Cabaret Club Gilded Balloon Studio. 233 Cowgate, 226 (3550. 8.30pm (doors open 7.30pm). £5 (£4) Dancing until 3am for an extra £l. Tonight‘s theme is James Bond at Viv Gee and Jill Peacock‘s variety show with a twist. lmpersonate the gentleman spy and you could win some goodies. There are also prizes for the greatest looking Bond girl and most evil Bond villain. White cat stroking optional. Joe Heenan and The Happy Slappers lend a hand.

SUNDAY 18 Edinburgh Pint Sized Comedy The Tron Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 220 1550. 8—]0pm. £2. Give that final spew- inducing beer a miss and spend the money choking with laughter instead. Allan Miller is yours for the price of a pint.



Christie's Comedy Cellar WJ. Christie & Son, 27—3l West Port. Tickets: 226 6550. 9.30pm (doors open 8.30pm). £4. Host Gordon Brunton and his comedy chums Leeds comic Silky and singing mimic Sandy Nelson fit you up for giggles. Also billed is ‘crazy voodoo man‘ Reg Anderson. whose claim to fame is getting kicked out of the Magic Circle.

The Stand Canon's Gait. 232 Canongate. Royal Mile. 556 4481.

9—l lpm. £4 (£3). Dundonian Donna Krachan. Alan McQueen. Glen Philips and Craig Mitchell will be splitting sides tonight at the Edinburgh club in its newest home. Susan Morrison is the compere beyond compare.

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